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from Prague to Žilina

You can get from Prague to Žilina by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Prague to Žilina on Oct 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:50AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží4h48 12:38PMŽilina, Autobusová Stanica
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$141One-way
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07:50AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží4h48 12:38PMŽilina, Autobusová Stanica
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$141One-way
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02:30PMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží5h12 07:42PMŽilina, Autobusová Stanica
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$181One-way
09:01PMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží5h48 02:49AMŽilina, Autobusová Stanica
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$181One-way
02:49PMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží6h31 09:20PMŽilina, Autobusová Stanica
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$221One-way

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Thu
Oct 28
$18RegioJet a.s.
$68Infobus
Fri
Oct 29
$14RegioJet a.s.
$18Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
$14RegioJet a.s.
$14Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$12RegioJet a.s.
$14Flixbus
Tue
Nov 2
$10RegioJet a.s.
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Wed
Nov 3
$10RegioJet a.s.
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Thu
Nov 4
$12RegioJet a.s.
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Sun
Nov 7
$12RegioJet a.s.
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Mon
Nov 8
$10RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
Tue
Nov 9
$10RegioJet a.s.
$31Ams_vo_trans_eu
Wed
Nov 10
$10RegioJet a.s.
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Travel Information from Prague to Žilina

distanceDistance202 miles (325 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 4 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or RegioJet a. S.

Travel 202 miles (325 km) by bus or train between Prague and Žilina. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 48 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Prague to Žilina.

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Travel from Prague to Žilina
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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Slovakia due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Prague and Žilina?

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Žilina, Slovakia is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Czechia enter Slovakia?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Žilina from Prague?

Conditions of entry into Slovakia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 13 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Žilina, Slovakia?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Slovakia has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 10/24/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Prague to Žilina.

Are there restrictions on reentering Czechia from Žilina, Slovakia due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Prague, Czechia from Slovakia is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Czechia from Slovakia?

Entry into Czechia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Czechia from Slovakia?

Requirements for reentering Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Czechia?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Czechia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Prague, Czechia was last verified on 10/23/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Prague from Žilina.

How do I get from Prague to Žilina?

You can travel to Žilina from Prague 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Prague to Žilina?

The cheapest way to go to Žilina from Prague is by taking a bus, which costs on average $13 (€11).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Žilina:

A bus is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $14 (€12) from Prague to Žilina.

What is the quickest way from Prague to Žilina?

The fastest way from Prague to Žilina is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 48 min.

There are alternative travel options to Žilina that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 45 min.

How many miles from Prague to Žilina would I travel?

The distance from Prague to Žilina is approximately 202 miles (325 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Prague to Žilina?

The average frequency per day from Prague to Žilina is:

  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Prague to Žilina as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Prague to Žilina?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Prague to Žilina:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Žilina, Autobusové stanoviště.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Žilina.
Which travel companies can take me from Prague to Žilina?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Prague to Žilina, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Žilina by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Prague to Žilina tickets on Omio for $13 (€11).
  • Travel with RegioJet a. S. For trains to Žilina. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for RegioJet a. S. Prague to Žilina tickets on Omio for $14 (€12).
Is there a direct service to Žilina from Prague?

Yes, there are direct services available from Prague to Žilina with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 10 direct trains per day with Leo Express or RegioJet a. S.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Žilina as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Žilina from Prague.

Where should I go next after I travel between Prague and Žilina?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Prague to Žilina often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Kraków, Bratislava or Ostrava. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Prague and Žilina itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Žilina and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Prague to Žilina tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Prague to Žilina, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $13 (€11) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $14 (€12) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Prague to Žilina tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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